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Full-Day Hohenzollern Castle Tour from Frankfurt

By ETS Frankfurt
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  • A look at the iconic castle standing in the Swabian Alps

  • Idyllic views on a drive through the German countryside

  • Guided tour of the site with stories of the imperial family

  • Remarkable art & artifacts from the German monarchy

  • Free time to explore the castle & scenery on your own

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided tour of Hohenzollern Castle

  • What's included

    Admission fees

  • What's included

    Live tour commentary provided in English

Know Before You Book

  • At least 4 people are required for this activity to take place.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

What you can expect

Ride into the mountains of the Swabian Alps for a visit to one of the most remarkable fortresses in Germany. This day trip carries you through the charming woodland of the German south on a journey filled with history and stories from the height of the House of Hohenzollern.

Depart from Frankfurt for the drive south into the forests of Baden-Wurttemburg. You get an outstanding look at the isolated peak of Hohenzollern as the mountain rises over the countryside, crowned by the majestic 19th-century castle that stands atop its peak.

As you step onto the castle grounds, your guide explains how an earlier fortress built on this mountain lent its name to the family dynasty that would rise to rule the kingdom of Prussia and become emperors of Germany. Reflect on 1,000 years of heritage, from Friedrich I to Wilhelm II, as you explore the mighty ramparts, courtyard, and towers, and get some spectacular photos of the surrounding lands.

Next, follow your guide into the grand halls and exquisitely furnished rooms, where old paintings, porcelain, and works of gold and silver rest among artifacts from the Hohenzollern dynasty. Get a look at a uniform that belonged to Frederick the Great and the crown of Kaiser Wilhelm II before you depart for the journey back to Frankfurt.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Masks required
  • Masks provided
  • Hand sanitizer provided

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Activity Location

  • Hohenzollern Castle
  • Burg Hohenzollern 72379

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • ETS GreenLine Tours
    • 39 Wiesenhüttenstraße
    • Frankfurt am Main Hessen 60329

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